LaSalle Names New Executives

LaSalle Network Names Vice President of Sales and Director of Human Resources

 Chicago, IL, March 2, 2009 – LaSalle Network, a $30 million Chicago-based professional services firm specializing in staffing and recruiting, today announced it has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Maureen Brown as Vice President of Sales and Sirmara Campbell as Director of Human Resources.

“With 600 percent growth from 2001 to 2008, promoting these two dedicated and talented women to undertake more strategic and developmental internal and external responsibilities will be the key to our company’s future success,” said Tom Gimbel, founder and chief executive officer. “We have a long standing tradition of promoting from within, so I am pleased to add two people with such passion, talent and vision to the senior ranks.” Both individuals are part of the organization’s Executive Management Team.

LaSalle Network started in 1998 by then 26-year-old Tom Gimbel and has amassed three offices and nearly 100 employees in only 10 short years. LaSalle boasts just under $30 million in revenue with business practices in Accounting, Finance, Technology, Human Resources, Administrative and Call Center/Customer Service.

Brown joined LaSalle in 2003 as a business development manager. By securing and growing more than $6 million in annual revenue in her sales territory, Brown rose to the ranks of managing director, before her most recent promotion to vice president. Her success in growing key accounts for herself, as well as her staff, is a vital element of the company’s continued growth.

Campbell, who started her career at LaSalle in 1999, held the title of human resources manager, prior to her recent promotion. Campbell’s extensive experience includes operations, quality assurance, project management, marketing and sales. Campbell recently spearheaded a plan to provide health insurance coverage to over 600 temporary employees.

LaSalle Network plans to open two more offices in 2009 and is currently hiring more recruiters to meet the demands of their clients.

About LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network works with over 1,000 Chicago area organizations, ranging from CDW to the American Cancer Society. LaSalle has experienced eight years of organic growth, with no acquisitions, a remarkable accomplishment, especially in this harsh economic climate. From the recession of the dot com bust to the current economic disaster, LaSalle has maintained the same private ownership, without any private equity or venture backing. By creating unique onboarding processes and linking accountability to team building, retention of key personnel has never been stronger.

Tom Gimbel is a member of Young Presidents Organization, Entrepreneuer’s Organization and is on the board for Jobs For Youth, a Chicago based nonprofit organization working with inner city youth ages 18-24.

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